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Larry Elliott

Larry Elliott

    Cracks showing in economic crust
    Cracks showing in economic crust
    The world's most active volcanic region is the Ring of Fire girdling the Pacific Ocean. There are 452 active volcanoes and they are constantly...
    Greece's creditors are still digging their own graves
    Greece's creditors are still digging their own graves
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    Stakes high as US plays oil card
    Stakes high as US plays oil card
    Imagine that at the start of 2014 you were an investor who liked to dabble in the commodity markets. You could sniff something going seriously wrong...
    Belgium wins World Cup of poverty gaps
    Belgium wins World Cup of poverty gaps
    Belgium would beat Germany in the final and England would be knocked out in the last 16 if the World Cup was based on the gap between rich and poor...
    Our next financial crisis - due in 2015
    Our next financial crisis - due in 2015
    Financial crises come round every seven years on average.
    IMF cuts growth forecasts as global economic expansion slows
    IMF cuts growth forecasts as global economic expansion slows
    Badly handled budget cuts in the United States and a slowdown in activity in big developing countries mean the global economy will expand more...
    Triple whammy will sink the euro
    Triple whammy will sink the euro
    Another month, another dismal set of jobless figures from the eurozone. Unemployment was up by 95 000 in April and, if the trend continues,...
    Central banks go for bust
    Central banks go for bust
    The previous one followed the tsunami two years ago. But what is remarkable about the fall in the Nikkei is not its size but the fact that it has...
    IMF: World economy risks new phase of financial crisis
    IMF: World economy risks new phase of financial crisis
    While being encouraged by the marked improvement in financial market conditions over the past six months, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...
    US urges Europe to substitute growth for austerity
    US urges Europe to substitute growth for austerity
    This week, America's new treasury secretary, Jack Lew, demanded that Europe do more to grow its austerity-afflicted economy amid concerns that...
    Time to ditch the euro
    Time to ditch the euro
    When he was leader of the British Conservative Party, William Hague once likened membership of the euro to being trapped in a burning building with...
    The miracle economy is a misnomer
    The miracle economy is a misnomer
    The leading German banker did not mince his words. Answering questions about whether his government was prepared to dig deep to save the eurozone...